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Olde Mill Inn Wedding Venue Basking Ridge, New Jersey • Somerset County Photographer

Olde Mill Inn Wedding Venue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

Somerset County Wedding Photographer

The Olde Mill Inn is an absolutely beautiful wedding venue. Situated in Basking Ridge in the heart of Somerset County, New Jersey, The Olde Mill Inn is a 10-acre estate that houses a full service wedding venue and an elegant generously sized upscale hotel. This Central Jersey wedding venue was originally constructed in the 18th century and is now host to numerous types of special events such as central jersey weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, family reunions, birthday parties, wedding anniversaries and corporate parties. The Grain House at The Olde Mill Inn is perfect for an intimate sized wedding and features beautifully landscaped gardens, perfectly manicured lawns with a breathtaking flower-adorned gazebo alongside a professionally white tented patio which is perfect for outdoor wedding cocktail hours. For larger sized weddings in the jersey area, The Grand Washington Ballroom in the Olde Mill Inn offers a classically beautiful reception space connected to a dedicated cocktail room situated in the Lord Stirling Court. This court features an entire wall of custom french doors which open into a gorgeous outdoor stone courtyard and garden. This large space is home to a decorated gazebo that provides the backdrop for some absolutely stunningly beautiful wedding photographs.

Built in the 18th century and carefully and painstakingly updated with modern amenities, The Grain House Restaurant is known throughout the New Jersey areas for it’s historic charm and classic American food and drink menu. The restaurant features rich, welcoming woodwork, striking hearths and large beamed ceilings. No matter what day of the week you choose to visit The Olde Mill Inn, there is always something to enjoy. From unique lunch and dinner menus to Saturday a la carte breakfast and even a delicious brunch on Sunday mornings/afternoons. Your wedding guests will surely be impressed by the breath of offerings at The Olde Mill Inn. Not only are their food options generous but healthy as well. The Grain House restaurant sources all food ingredients from only the highest quality vendors who grow the best produce that New Jersey has to offer. Wedding menus are second to none. Meals are certified organic and only contain the freshest fruits, vegetables, purified water and grass-fed meats that are free of all chemicals and pesticides. Talk about healthy! Your wedding guests will appreciate this type of treatment. On top of that, The Grain House has a specially crafted dock-to-table program which guarantees that their seafood is directly sourced from fisherman who fish sustainably in fast moving clean domestic waters. The Olde Mill Inn proudly supports local and sustainable agriculture and has even started it’s own garden on site to provide many of the fresh herbs for their wedding and cocktail hour dishes. From shooting numerous central jersey weddings at the Olde Mill Inn, I can tell you from experience that their food is outstanding. Everything they provide is extremely fresh, cooked to perfection and always served with a smile. Their staff are extremely attentive to the guest’s needs and can never be found just standing around. Something I can’t say for other venues I’ve worked at. They have numerous bars located throughout their property so your wedding guests will never have to wait for a drink or special cocktail.

On top of being a full service wedding venue, The Olde Mill Inn is very proud to serve the Basking Ridge area offering business and leisure travelers of any kind the most favorable hotel experience.

Situated in Somerset Hills, The Olde Mill Inn is just minutes away from the following local attractions:

Enjoy an exceptional meal at the Grain House Restaurant, or work out at our state-of-the art fitness center, or perhaps just relax with a drink in our stone courtyard at the Coppertop Pub – there is always something to do at The Olde Mill Inn.

From a New Jersey wedding photographer’s perspective, The Olde Mill Inn in Basking Ridge, NJ is a beautiful venue to photograph. It has tons of neutral colors, lots of foliage and wide open lawns which provide plenty of space for outdoor photographs. Their ballrooms are beautiful and always perfectly decorated for any type of wedding or event. The hotel rooms are extremely clean, well appointed and both modern and historic at the same time. If you’re looking for a wedding venue in the Somerset County, NJ area than The Olde Mill Inn should be high on your list of central jersey venues.

Here is just a small list of what makes The Olde Mill Inn in Basking Ridge, NJ a stunning and unique central jersey wedding venue:

  • Close proximity to the towns of Morristown and Bernardsville
  • Amazing food and custom drinks for any type of wedding or special event
  • On-site hotel offers guests a place to stay after your wedding day
  • Very professional staff who are always available to help in any way they can
  • Absolutely beautiful property which is perfect for spring, summer fall or winter weddings
  • They allow sparkler exits! (something not all venues allow)
  • Large event spaces / plenty of space for your guests to enjoy their stay
  • Neutral color tones to all walls, buildings and decor (this makes for some very high end wedding photographs)
  • Bar on-site! Coppertop Pub which got it’s name because of the bar top being covered in gorgeous copper
  • Space for up to 250 guests!
  • Perfect for any type of event – weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, holiday parties, birthday parties, quinceaneras, Sweet 16 parties, anniversaries, engagement parties, bridal and baby showers, rehearsal dinners, reunions, Christenings, school events, sports banquets and much, much more

Without my clients putting their faith in me, I wouldn’t get to do what I love for a living. I want to personally thank Amanda, Chris and their families for allowing me to photograph and document their beautiful wedding day. It was an absolute honor working for them and I wish them nothing but the best.

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To view more wedding images from The Olde Mill Inn in Basking Ridge, NJ please visit Ruby & Scott’s wedding gallery at

Olde Mill Inn Contact Information

Address: 225 US-202, Basking Ridge, New Jersey 07920
Telephone Number: 908-221-1100 or 800-585-4461

Weddings guests having a great time in front of their photo booth at The Olde Mill Inn in Basking Ridge, New Jersey